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(1) [NO LONGER WORKS] MailMyWeb – If you can’t access your favorite sites at work or college because of restricted network make sure to add MailMyWeb to your bookmark arsenal. Using this online app you can open blocked sites though your email. Once registered, simply send an email to robot@mailmyweb.com with a URL of the site you want to access. Few seconds later you will receive an email with requested page.

(2) EXIFremover – This site can help you when you intend to share some JPEG images/photos with the public and would like to remove all EXIF data from those files. The EXIF metadata tags can contain hidden personal information like camera make, date taken, resolution and in some cases even the location. Read more: EXIFremover – Remove EXIF Data Online

(3) Wayfaring – Interesting mashup which allows you to create custom information maps, add details about the places and share them with others. While Google Maps also allows you to create and share your own custom maps, Wayfaring adds the community angle by allowing you to collaborate and partner with other users in the map creation. Read more: Wayfaring – Create & Share Custom Maps Online

(4) BreathingEarth – Real-time simulation tool that shows stats like CO2 emissions, birth and death rates, and CO2 emitted per person. The stats are given both for each country and worldwide. All the data comes from reputable sources like CIA World Factbook and United Nations Statistics Division. Read more: BreathingEarth – CO2 Emissions, Birth & Death Rates by Country

(5) IgoUgo – If you want to travel to your dream destination but don’t know where to get started, check out IgoUgo. This handy website lets you plan your trip online and includes useful information for over 9000 travel destinations worldwide. Moreover it lets you compare hotels, flights and packages from leading travel websites. Read more: IgoUgo – Plan Your Trip & Explore Travel Destinations

 

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  1. chipchase
    October 12, 2009 at 6:23 pm

    how does MailMyWeb work? I created an account and "ordered" the service, but now I dont know how to request a webpage. Please help.

    TIA

  2. n3v
    October 12, 2009 at 6:28 am

    "over 9000". that's nice

  3. Duncan
    October 12, 2009 at 2:26 am

    MailMyWeb is the gorgeous tool for me. My ISP here block flickr.com.

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